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Peak Pursuits The Emergence of Mountaineering in the Nineteenth Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300231946, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 35 black&white illus.
European forays to mountain summits began in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries with the search for plants and minerals and the study of geology and glaciers. Yet scientists were soon captivated by the enterprise of climbing itself, e...
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That Is Not Who We Are! Populism and Peoplehood
ISBN: HB: 9780300229394, Yale University Press, August 2020
176 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Rogers Smith has long argued for the importance of "stories of peoplehood" in constituting political communities. By enabling a people to tell others and themselves who they are, such stories establish the people's identity and values and guide its a...
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Catalogue of the Feinberg Collection of Japanese Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300250909, Yale University Press, July 2020
448 pp., 27.9x24.7 cm, 560 colour illus.
Over more than four decades, Robert and Betsy Feinberg have assembled the finest private collection of Edo-period Japanese painting in the United States. The collection is notable for its size, its remarkable quality, and its comprehensiveness. It re...
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New Money How Payment Became Social Media
ISBN: HB: 9780300233223, Yale University Press, July 2020
288 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 20 black&white illus.
One of the basic structures of everyday life, money is at its core a communication media. Payment systems – cash, card, app, or Bitcoin – are informational and symbolic tools that integrate us into, or exclude us from, the society that surrounds us....
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Standing for Reason The University in a Dogmatic Age
ISBN: PB: 9780300251869, ISBN: HB: 9780300243376, Yale University Press, June 2020
240 pp., 21x14 cm
John Sexton argues that over six decades, a "secular dogmatism", impenetrable by dialogue or reason, has come to dominate political discourse in America. Political positions, elevated to the status of doctrinal truths, now simply are "revealed". Our...
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Fundamentals of Physics Volume II: Electromagnetism, Optics, and Quantum Mechanics (New Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300243789, Yale University Press, June 2020
680 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 166 black&white illus.
R. Shankar, a well-known physicist and contagiously enthusiastic educator, was among the first to offer a course through the innovative Open Yale Course program. His popular online video lectures on introductory physics have been viewed over a millio...
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Van Gogh in America
ISBN: HB: 9780300247091, Yale University Press, June 2020
256 pp., 27.9x25.4 cm, 144 colour and black&white illus.
Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) is one of the most iconic artists in the world, and how he became a household name in the United States is a fascinating, largely untold story. "Van Gogh in America" details the early reception of the artist's work by Ame...
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Nikolai Astrup Visions of Norway
ISBN: HB: 9780300250855, Yale University Press, June 2020
240 pp., 27.9x22.8 cm, 160 colour and black&white illus.
Nikolai Astrup (1880-1928) was a Norwegian Expressionist artist known for colorful paintings and woodcuts of his native landscape. Astrup received a formal art education in Kristiania (now Oslo), Germany, and Paris, but he later rebelled against cert...
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Unlikely General "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America
ISBN: PB: 9780300251876, Yale University Press, June 2020
376 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 22 black&white illus.
In the spring of 1792, President George Washington chose "Mad" Anthony Wayne to defend America from a potentially devastating threat. Native forces had decimated the standing army and Washington needed a champion to open the country stretching from t...
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Christians Who Became Jews Acts of the Apostles and Ethnicity in the Roman City
ISBN: HB: 9780300247893, Yale University Press, June 2020
240 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
When considering Jewish identity in Acts of the Apostles, scholars have often emphasized Jewish and Christian religious difference, an emphasis that masks the intersections of civic, ethnic, and religious identifications in antiquity. Christopher Str...
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